SAND TO STONE AND BACK AGAIN, by Nancy Bo Flood

by Debbie Gonzales on March 27, 2011

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Click HERE to download a rich, multi-sensory Teacher Guide to compliment Nancy Bo Flood’s dramatic Sand to Stone and Back Again. Desert landforms such as hoodoos and slot canyons, buttes, and mineral jackets are artistically replicated as the child creates sand paintings, sculptures, and plaster-crafted sedimentary rock casts. Vocabulary skills are enhanced as the child engages in a word/picture matching activity. In conclusion, the young geologist is lead through a series of word games ending in the creation of a cinquain written with the intention of celebrating the transformation of a biome from sand to stone and back again.

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